In a large bowl with a whisk combine the sugar, eggs, vanilla, oil, and sour cream and mix until fully combined.

Mix Wet Ingredients

Place a large fine mesh sieve over the bowl of the wet ingredients and sift together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, salt, and baking powder.

Add Dry Ingredients

Step 2

Gently stir in the dry ingredients to the wet mixture, and mix until fully incorporated. Add in the hot coffee and mix until evenly combined. The cake batter will be very thin. Pour into the prepared pan.

Mix and add Coffee

Step 3

Bake for 33-38 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean/ only moist crumbs, no wet batter. Set cakes on a wire rack to cool completely.


Step 4

When the cake is fully cooled begin frosting. Depending on what frosting you use store the cake at room temperature or in the refrigerator for up to a couple of days. The cake is best enjoyed at room temperature.


Step 5